Alec Wightman

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Alec Wightman
Committees: Advancement

Alec Wightman is a partner in the national law firm of BakerHostetler, where he served as executive partner of the firm from 2003-08 and a member of the firm’s Policy Committee for more than 20 years. Today, Mr. Wightman’s principal practice focus is helping public company boards with their self-evaluation process, interviewing the directors on a confidential basis and reporting the results to the board.

Mr. Wightman is a 1975 graduate of the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. He has been a member of The James Cancer Hospital Foundation Board since 1989, chairing the board from 1999 through 2002. He is also a member and past chair of the National Council of the Moritz College of Law Alumni Society.

Mr. Wightman is a member and immediate past chair of the board of Cleveland Rock and Roll, Inc., which operates the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and is a member of the board of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. He is a past member of the board of Otterbein University, where he served as vice chair of the board and chair of the Advancement Committee.

A 1972 graduate of Duke University, Mr. Wightman and his wife, Kathy, live in the German Village area of Columbus.